"links" in the noun sense
1. link, nexus
the means of connection between things linked in series
2. link, linkup, tie, tie-in
a fastener that serves to join or connect
"the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
3. connection, link, connectedness
the state of being connected
"the connection between church and state is inescapable"
4. connection, connexion, link
a connecting shape
a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain
computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
7. liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication
a channel for communication between groups
"he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
8. radio link, link
a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave part of a more extensive telecommunication network
9. link, data link
an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
"links" in the verb sense
1. associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect
make a logical or causal connection
"I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"
"colligate these facts"
"I cannot relate these events at all"
2. connect, link, tie, link up
connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"
"Tie the ropes together"
3. connect, link, link up, join, unite
be or become joined or united or linked
"The two streets connect to become a highway"
"Our paths joined"
"The travelers linked up again at the airport"
4. yoke, link
link with or as with a yoke
"yoke the oxen together"
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